Murmu, the former Jharkhand governor, had recently visited the state to seek support for her candidature.
High drama unfolded during Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s visit to Baripada in Mayurbhanj on Friday (Oct 22). A violent clash between workers of the ruling-BJD and opposition party members on Friday.
Baripada: Activists of JMM today staged a road blockade at different places in Baripada and Balasore town demanding revival of the Amarda air strip at Rasgobindpur. The activists led by the party’s State president stopped vehicles on NH-18 and shouted slogans against the government alleging government apathy towards the airstrip. Vehicular traffic remained stranded on […]
Bhubaneswar: Former Odisha DGP Sanjeev Marik formally began his innings in the political battlefield after filing his nomination for the Godda Assembly constituency in Jharkhand. Marik filed his nomination on the last day. Jharkhand’s former ministers Stephen Marandi and Haji Hussain were present with Marik during his nomination filing. After filing his nomination papers, Marik […]
Bhubaneswar: It has been barely 24 hours since former DGP Sanjeev Marik joined the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), but his plunge into politics is already creating ripples in the political landscape of Odisha. The chatter is already on about his prospective role in strengthening JMM’s presence in Odisha and most importantly his stance against his […]
Nearly a month after filing a defamation case against former Odisha IGP Anadi Sahu who had accused him of ‘links’ with criminal siblings Sushil and Sushanta Dhalasamanta, ex-DGP Sajeev Marik on Monday launched his political career by joining Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM)
A day after elders of the Santhal tribe decided to non-cooperate with Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Sudam Marandi life-long, the minister on Thursday ended his silence and said some leaders of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) are behind the opposition to him
In a dramatic move, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) Odisha president on Saturday evening joined Biju Janata Dal (BJD) at chief minister Naveen Patnaik's residence here
Ranchi: The main opposition Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) on Thursday won the bypolls to both the Gomia and Silli Assembly constituencies, a poll official said. In Silli, JMM candidate Seema Mahto defeated ruling ally All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU) President Sudesh Mahto by 13,508 votes. She received 77,121 votes while Mahto secured 63,613 votes. In […]
Ranchi: The ruling BJP on Tuesday demanded suspension of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) legislator Simon Marandi from the state assembly for organising a “kissing competition” of tribal people. Jharkhand BJP vice president, Hemlal Murmu alleged that JMM legislator Simon Marandi organised the event on the direction of the church and Christian missionaries. Murmu, who hails […]
The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) on Friday announced the name of former Odisha police chief Sanjeev Marik as party candidate from Godda and Shashibhusan Mehta from Panki Assembly constituencies to contest the May 16 bypolls
With voters not favoring national political parties in recent elections, Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Jharkhand.........
Jamshedpur: Jharkhand Chief Minister, Hemant Soren today said there was no question of JMM allying with Naveen Patnaik-led Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and the party would go alone in the ensuing parliamentary and assembly elections in Odisha. JMM will contest the elections in Odisha on its own, Soren said when asked about the talks over […]
Bhubaneswar: With the general elections close at hand, Odisha Congress still appears to be in a dilemma over finalising its alliance partners and the seat allocation even after numerous discussions in this regard. While the party will hold a crucial meeting with the left parties on Saturday, the latter have already begun campaigning for the […]
Baripada: Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) supremo Sibu Soren’s daughter Anjali Soren would contest the Lok Sabha polls from Odisha’s Mayurbhanj Lok Sabha constituency. She was declared as the party’s candidate on Wednesday. The party also announced the names of candidates for five assembly segments, party sources said. While four Assembly segments are within the Mayurbhanj […]